Overview of Climate Change Impacts in the U.S. Pacific Northwest
Climate Impacts Group 2004. Overview of Climate Change Impacts in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. Background paper prepared for the West Coast Governors' Climate Change Initiative.
Understanding how global climate change may affect regional and local-scale processes is vital to developing the capacity to adapt to these changes. The following is a summary of projected climate change impacts for six diverse yet connected sectors of the Pacific Northwest (PNW) environment: hydrology and water resources, salmon and marine ecosystems, forests, coasts, agriculture, and human health.
UW Climate Impacts Group